Nurse education level affects death rates says study

HONG KONG: A Netherlands study has confirmed that the factors which reduce death rates in hospitals/nursing/care environments are the number of patients/residents per nurse; the percentage of the care staff educated at a university to bachelor degree level and the availability of continuous knowledge updates… Read More »

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Government needs to ease way for private capital to link financial returns to social benefits

CHENGDU: Global governments need to do more to ease the way for private-sector investments that link financial returns to social benefits, with $1tn in capital waiting to be set free on the world’s problems, according to a report published today.
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Continuous Care Retirement Community business model at end of cycle

NANJING: In or out. It’s a decision many CCRCs have yet to address.
But market factors over the last 10 to 20 years spanning technology changes, traditional innovation, consumer preference and financing vehicles are all leading to a turning point that many of those CCRCs Read More »

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New university study reviews grandparent market

HANGZHOU: Most grandparenting research looks at grandparents who live with their grandchildren or the frail elderly who live in long-term care or assisted settings. That misses most grandparents, including a large group of “midlife” grandparents as young as 40 years old, according to a new Read More »

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